“As Connor’s mom I love that YAS has such an intimate and caring atmosphere. Patrick and Scott are always available, attentive and helpful, and their love for the art of acting and the children is apparent. Watching Patrick work with Connor on his audition sides has been a joy. Patrick has amazing acting skills, but
“I love training with Patrick because he always remains himself even when the range of emotions takes us all over the map. Patrick helps me feel excited without feeling anxious, fearful without being afraid and tearful without being sad. After a lesson, I always leave happy, having learned something in the session.”
“Patrick is the best coach I have ever had. He always makes sure I am comfortable with the script and that everything I do feels ok. Patrick usually starts our private lessons by talking about the script, the characters and what is happening in every scene. It motivates me and makes the audition process really
“My years at YAS shaped such a large part of who I am today. The creativity, the sacred vulnerability, the freedom I was gifted at such a young age granted me with a rare treasure of being fully self-aware…in the most delicate of ways. Aware of empathy, compassion, anger, exhilaration, denial, celebration. The sensitivity
“Young Actors Space, or as we fondly call it YAS, is a great place for anyone to go for Acting classes. I started going to YAS when I was a young seventh grader in 2005. When I was looking for classes I audited at least 7 and for me YAS was the right fit.
“I worked with Patrick throughout the college application process, and I know that I would not have been accepted to so many amazing schools without his support and guidance. From selecting the perfect monologues for my age and abilities, to helping me prepare them and even to taping them for submission to a few
“The Young Actor’s Space has been and continues to be a safe haven where I can learn, make mistakes, and grow! Which is all you can hope for as an actor. Patrick is not only a teacher but a friend, and I’m so grateful to have YAS in my life! The absolute best.”
“I’ve been attending classes at Young Actors Space since I was 14 years old and many of my favorite memories are from YAS. Patrick creates such a supportive and safe environment and my experience in his classes has allowed me to grow as both an actor and a person.”